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The Catholic Culture Podcast

A weekly podcast hosted by musician and writer Thomas V. Mirus, exploring everything Catholic, with a special focus on arts and culture. Dedicated to the Holy Family. An extension of

Nov 30, 2023

Fr. Bradley Elliott, a professional drummer turned Dominican friar, joins the podcast to discuss his book, The Shape of the Artistic Mind: A Search for the Metaphysical Link Between Art and Morals in the Thought of Thomas Aquinas. Themes include:

  • Man’s capacity to participate in God’s creative activity...

Nov 20, 2023

Daniel McInerny joins the podcast to discuss his novel, The Good Death of Kate Montclair, the modern cult of authenticity, the desire for control that tempts people to euthanasia, and what it truly means to accept your death.

Publisher’s description for the novel:

Kate Montclair is dying. She has arrived at late...

Nov 14, 2023

6:51 Franciscan Eyes

14:33 Forbearance

15:52 The Mourners

20:19 Spiritual Combat

25:56 Passage

Compositions and piano by Thomas Mirus; recorded spring 2018, Brooklyn.

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Nov 1, 2023

Holly Ordway continues to break new ground in Tolkien scholarship with her latest book, Tolkien's Faith: A Spiritual Biography. This work sheds important light on the experience of Catholics like Tolkien and his mother in the hostile Anglican establishment of their time, on the crucial influence of the Oratory of St....